Eat Like a Fatass, Look Like a Goddess: The Untold Story of Healthy Foods
By: Erika Herman
Length: 344 pages
Release date: Jan 1, 1978
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"With characteristic sass, Erika Herman has taken on the assumptions of popular diet culture. This is the anti-Skinny Bitch, the much-needed answer to the misguided idealizing of veganism as the pinnacle of health. Herman’s penetrating research, driven by hunger for the truth beyond fads and band-wagon mentality is delivered in an accessible, illuminating and empowering way."
—Julian Walker, Author of Awakened Heart, Embodied Mind: A Modern Yoga Philosophy Infused with Somatic Psychology & Neuroscience
"Eat Like a Fatass, Look Like a Goddess is, without a doubt, the most important book of the 21st century. If the principles of this book were followed by all...obesity, autoimmune diseases, cancer, heart disease [and] diabetes...would virtually disappear. This brilliant book refutes the lies we have been told about nutrition—and in an insightful and humorous fashion. It should be required reading in schools across America." —Don J. Serio, D.C.
"Erika’s book is a godsend in our modern world of nutritional misinformation. Erika's understanding of nutrition science and sustainability is far more comprehensive, in-depth and tasty than that of most physicians, dietitians, nutritionists and other 'experts' out there."
—Chelsea McLean Casey, Advisory Panelist and Model Liaison for Fashion Week San Diego, Co-Founder of Three Sisters Wellness
Eat all the taboo foods you’ve been told will make you a fatass and kill you.
Eat them as if your waist, life, and the planet’s health depend on it—because they do.
What if everything you know about health isn't true?
Hailed as "the anti-Skinny Bitch," Eat Like a Fatass, Look Like a Goddess: The Untold Story of Healthy Foods cuts through countless popular myths about nutrition, weight loss, disease-prevention, sustainability and planetary health with razor-sharp wit, hardcore research, and a whole lot of heart. What if
--most food cravings have nothing to do with lack of willpower
--calorie-counting isn't an accurate tool for weight loss
--dietary fat doesn't make you fat
--saturated fat is actually healthy and you should be eating a lot more of it
--women with higher cholesterol live longer than women with low cholesterol
--salt consumption doesn't give you high blood pressure, or make you bloated
--the real Mediterranean Diet is very different from what you think it is
--the Glycemic Index is flawed
--plant-based diets trigger inflammation
--plant foods can’t do many important things for your body that animal foods can
--no culture in the history of humanity has been able to continue its line on a diet devoid of animal foods
--ecological sustainability depends on non-commercial animal husbandry?
What if science indicates these what-ifs are reality? Because it does. What if you could lose weight, feel vitalized, nix cravings, and save the planet--all while indulging in foods you love? Because you can. Eat Like a Fatass, Look Like a Goddess: The Untold Story of Healthy Foods shows you how.
A Nutritional Consultant, Holistic Health expert, incisive researcher and food-lover, Herman reveals what it actually takes to be a vibrant truth-seeking modern woman.
Whether you know little about nutrition, consider yourself well-versed, or are a member of the medical or scientific community, Eat Like a Fatass, Look Like a Goddess will surprise, relieve, and outrage you. You’ll feel excited about food again—and how tasty it can be to save the planet, your health and your waistline. You’ll learn which foods peer-reviewed scientific research exposes are deliciously good for you and flat-out hyped-up BS. You’ll learn how to think about health, instead of simply memorizing what is healthy. You’ll read powerful stories from dynamic women who transformed their bodies and lives according to these principles—just like you can.
Read up. The time has come to unleash your inner Goddess!